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June 30, 2016
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By Tony Platt

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About the Author

Tony Platt, professor emeritus at San Jose State University, is the author, with Cecilia O'Leary, of "Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler's Nuremberg Laws, From Patton's Trophy to Public Memorial", and "Grave Matters: Excavating California's Buried Past" as well as numerous other works. His essays have appeared in Monthly Review, Z magazine, Los Angeles Times, Souls, and Social Justice and he serves as secretary of the Coalition to Protect Yurok Cultural Legacies at O-pyuweg. His blog is at


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06/20 Tony Platt on American Eugenics